Study Abroad – inbound
Travelling is an education in itself. Getting out of your comfort zone and experiencing other cultures can expand your horizons and worldview in a way no textbook can.
Inject some adventure into your degree by studying a semester abroad at Notre Dame in Australia.
Field trips - Sydney
A range of day trips and experiences are available for our Study Abroad students.
South Pylon, Sydney
200 stairs to the Plyon Lookout with fantastic views of the city, the harbour and the Harbour Bridge. Discover the history and construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Aboriginal Culture Cruise, Sydney
Harbour cruise to discover the stories of the Eora, Cadigal, Guringal, Wangal, Gammeraigal and Wallumedegal people.
Quarantine Station, Sydney
Explore Australia’s history by visiting the site once used for the quarantine of migrants and travellers suspected of carrying contagious disease. Learn about the early settlers’ experience of migrating to Australia.
Hunter Valley, Sydney
Spend the day surrounded by peaceful bushland and breathtaking mountain views. See a kangaroo while bush walking, tour the gardens or simply enjoy delicious handmade cheeses and decanted chocolates.
Blue Mountains, Sydney
Experience the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. You’ll see the Three Sisters rock formation in Katoomba and enjoy one of Australia’s most spectacular National Parks.
Field trips - Fremantle
Australian Outback and Indigenous Culture program
ARTS3750 Australian History and Society
If you are enrolled in ARTS3750 Australian History and Society you will have the opportunity to participate in the unique encounter/immersion field trip which has been designed to take advantage of the opportunities provided by our location in Western Australia.
During the five to six day field trip, traditional land owners share the ancient beauty, mystery and diverse culture of their people and their land. Students will learn about Aboriginal history and culture and experience some aspects of the unique Australian outback firsthand in the Kimberley or Goldfield regions.
Some institutions provide part or full subsidy for the cost of this fieldtrip. Check with your home Study Abroad Office for the specific details of your program. It is essential that you have selected this unit prior to leaving for Australia, so that numbers for the unit are known. The University will ensure that the most competitive price is available for group bookings.
A modest cost will be associated with these fieldtrips, payable to the University.
How to apply
If you are studying at one of our partner institutions you can apply for Notre Dame through your institution’s International or Study Abroad Office.
If you are not from a partner institution you can apply directly to the University of Notre Dame Australia by completing an
Your enrolment will be finalised prior to your arrival at Notre Dame however you will be given the opportunity to make changes to your enrolment during orientation week and up to two weeks into semester.
If you are uncertain whether particular courses will be credited towards your major, please discuss with your home institution Course Coordinator before departure.